XL Release: Upgrade installation of XL Release fails updating repository - unknown type error


Daniel Robichau -

Problem:  During the upgrade installation of XL Release while updating the repository the installer will fail with an an error like the one below:

XL Release Startup failed: Unknown type [test.Type] while reading node [/Applications/Release1270681/Phase266013/Task1010695/xxx]


Cause: The installer is attempting to validate a release task based on a type that is unknown to the system.   This indicates that a type was specified in a non-standard plugin or through customization in the previous XLR version is not included in the current version being installed. 


Solution: Ensure that you have copied all contents of ext, conf and plugins directories from the installation you are upgrading from.  The error